Marie Sklodowska-Curie innovative training networks

Proposals are invited under Horizon 2020 for Marie Sklodowska-Curie innovative training networks.

This action aims to raise excellence and structure research and doctoral training, extending the traditional academic research training setting, and equipping researchers with the right combination of research-related and transferable competencies.

The different types of networks must be created by at least three beneficiaries or at least two for European industrial doctorates located in three different member states or associated countries.

The overall indicative budget for this call in 2015 is €370 million. Closing date is 13/01/2015.

Call for HEI proposals to host national debates as part of the AHRC’s 10th anniversary


To mark its tenth anniversary in 2015, the Arts and Humanities Research Council will support number of activities for celebrating and promoting the achievements and the role of the arts and humanities research community.

A call, ending on 18th December 2014, invites Higher Education Institutions to host national debates that address the theme ‘The way we live now’, and explore specific aspects of our human world, such as The City, Identity, The Book, Faith, Diversity, The Nation.

A series of five to six national debates are planned to be supported and held at universities and cultural organisations around the UK at intervals during the year. Each debate should feature three to four speakers, and should allow plenty of time for audience participation.

Only one application is accepted per institution. Each debate may receive up to £7,500 from AHRC, with matched funding required from the host organisation. Each organisation may host one or two events.